|Indiana Utility Regulation Commissioner|
|June 22, 2009-May 2014|
|Chairman, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission|
|October 5, 2010 – May 2014|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||June 22, 2009|
|Appointed by||Gov. Mitch Daniels (R)|
|Indiana Insurance Commissioner|
|2005 – 2009|
|Indiana House of Representatives|
|1998 – 2002|
|Bachelor's||University of Wisconsin (1986)|
|Birthday||May 14, 1962|
|Place of birth||Fort Wayne, Indiana|
After graduating from college in 1986, Atterholt went on to serve in various roles in the Congressional offices for Indiana's fifth district until 2002, including chief of staff and district director. He was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1998, serving four years before leaving to become director of government affairs at AT&T Indiana for a year. In 2005, he was named Indiana Insurance Commissioner and remained in that position until June 2009 when he was appointed to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.
- B.A., political science and history, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1986)
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (2009-2014)
Atterholt was first appointed to the commission in 2009 and served until May 2014.
Indiana House of Representatives (1998-2002)
Atterholt served two terms in the Indiana House of Representatives from 1998-2002. During that time he was on the House Commerce, Economic Development and Technology Committee, Environmental Affairs Committee, and Labor Committee.
Atterholt was appointed Indiana Insurance Commissioner in 2005. Referring to Atterholt's tenure, Gov. Mitch Daniels stated, “Jim totally transformed the department from a source of constant criticism to a nationally recognized source of pride. In both the core mission of consumer protection and the improvement of Indiana as a good environment for insurance jobs, everyone agrees that his tenure has been a spectacular success.”
Comprehensive donor information for Atterholt is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Atterholt raised a total of $553,621 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 10, 2013.
|James Atterholt's Campaign Contribution History|
|2002||Indiana State House District 86||$484,305|
|2000||Indiana State House District 86||$41,651|
|1998||Indiana State House District 86||$27,665|
|Grand Total Raised||$553,621|
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- Indiana Utility Regulation Commission James Atterholt
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- James Atterholt on LinkedIn
- WANE, "Pence names new IURC commissioner," September 3, 2014
- LinkedIn, "Jim Atterholt," accessed September 28, 2012
- Inside Indiana Business, "Atterholt to Join Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission," June 16, 2009
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for James (Jim) Douglas Atterholt," accessed July 10, 2013
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